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In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, photo, Los Angeles City firefighters battle the Saddleridge fire near homes in Sylmar, Calif. (Photo:AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker) In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, photo, Los Angeles City firefighters battle the Saddleridge Fire near homes in Sylmar, Calif. (Photo:AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker)

Despite efforts from utilities giant PG&E to prevent California wildfires, one broke out overnight in Southern California. Dubbed the Saddleridge Fire, the blaze started in Sylmar, northwest of Los Angeles, on the night of Thurs., Oct. 10, CBS News reports. By 7:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, the fire burned more than 4,700 acres.

Heather Turner

Heather Turner is digital managing editor of NU PropertyCasualty360.

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